In fact, extinction of the entire resident goose population in Prospect Park last summer is what occurred — right down to the two "celebrity" geese, Target and Beaky. Even they were not spared government cruelty after surviving pedestrian cruelty.
Thanks to Mayor Bloomberg and "Wildlife (Extermination) Services" for insuring that our children will not have the luxury of seeing and enjoying the wonders of gentle waterfowl in our city parks.
Better that our kids be "connected" to electronic devices than what is real and alive. Is that the goal and the objective?
Perhaps the day is not far off when instead of occasionally seeing glorious and proud birds flying over our skies in majestic "V" formation, we will see only instruments of steel.
But, we can always look up on our electronic devices or perhaps see in a museum, what was once called, "The Great Canada goose." -- PCA